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Muslim American Society In Philly Takes Down FB Page After Videos Posted Of School Children Singing About Jihad

May 6, 2019

MIM: As of this posting MAS, a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood in the U.S., has taken down their Philly FB page after videos were posted showing Muslim students at the MAS Islamic Society in Philadelphia singing songs about 'beheading Jews' and 'martyrdom'.

"From Philasteen To Philadelphia: Muslim Youth Indoctrination On Full Display In America"

"The Muslim America Society (MAS)'s Philadelphia chapter held an annual "Ummah Day" on April 17, featuring delegations of children representing several countries across the Middle East and North Africa. The event's themewas advertised to focus on the "Golden age of Islamic science."

Instead of focusing exclusively on the Islamic world's scientific achievements, however, part of the day was devoted to showcasing children forced to embrace radical Islamist culture.

MAS, which prosecutors saywas founded in 1993 as the "overt arm" of the Muslim Brotherhood in America, has a long history of promoting violent incitement in the U.S. During its 2016 convention, MAS hostedSheikh Mohammed Rateb Nabulsi – a Syrian imam who met with senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and sanctioned Palestinian suicide bombings. In 2017, Nabulsi was banned from Denmark as a "hate preacher." Last year, he spoke at the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Centerin Falls Church, Va., at a middle schoolnear Orlando, and at the Islamic Center of Boca Raton..."

https://www.investigativeproject.org/7901/from-philasteen-to-philadelphia-muslim-youth

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MIM: Thanks to The Gateway Pundit. To see the videos click on the link below.

"Muslim American Society Statement on Anti-Israel ‘Chop Their Heads' Off Video by Muslim Children in Philadelphia: Songs Not "Properly Vetted"

The Muslim American Society issued a statement late Friday on controversial videos from an April 17 Ummah Day celebration posted to Facebook by the MAS Philadelphia chapter that feature children in Palestinian scarves singing and reciting poetry in Arabic that calls for liberating Jerusalem and the Al Aqsa mosque from the "Zionists" and chopping their heads off. Video clips with English translations were released this week by the Investigative Project and MEMRI. MAS says the songs were not "properly vetted" and that the children are "remorseful"–but then attacks Israel and blames white supremacists and neo-Nazis for the current "era" of hate and violence.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/05/muslim-american-society-statement-on-anti-israel-chop-their-heads-off-video-by-muslim-children-in-philadelphia-songs-not-properly-vetted/

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MIM: This MAS statement was taken down and replaced with the statement below it.

MAS Statement on Philadelphia Video

(Washington, D.C.) May 3rd, 2019 – The Muslim American Society rejects a statement made at an event held in April at a local community center in Philadelphia. The center celebrated "Ummah Day" where children sang songs from their cultural traditions. While we celebrate the coming together of different cultures and languages, not all songs were properly vetted. This was an unintended mistake and an oversight in which the center and the students are remorseful. MAS will conduct an internal investigation to ensure this does not occur again.

As a faith-based organization dedicated to moving people to strive for God-consciousness and a just and virtuous society, we affirm our long standing position on our shared values of humanity. We stand resolutely in our condemnation of hate, bigotry, Islamophobia, xenophobia, racism, anti-Semitism and all the illnesses of hate that plague our society.

While there are legitimate criticisms of the occupation of Palestine and we must hold the Israeli government accountable for the human rights violations of Palestinians, we urge all people to do so in a constructive manner.

In an era where hate has been emboldened by continuous acts of violence by white supremacists and neo-Nazis, it is our responsibility to combat that hate with education and community building. MAS is a national organization with many autonomous chapters. MAS is dedicated to continuous community engagement and education that will bring us closer to a more just and virtuous society.

The mission of the Muslim American Society is to move people to strive for God consciousness, liberty, and justice, and to convey Islam with utmost clarity. We organize, advocate and build leadership in community to build a just and equitable world.

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Washington, D.C.) May 4, 2019 – The Muslim American Society was alerted yesterday to a disturbing video that came out of Philadelphia. MAS immediately issued a preliminary statement on our website, condemning the words used in the video as we swiftly investigated the matter.MAS' deep commitment to values of peace, justice, freedom and sanctity of life are clear. As a faith-based organization committed to building a just and virtuous society, we stand strong in our condemnation of hate and violence anywhere, even in the lyrics of a song.

Our investigation revealed that the school that organized the event on April 17, 2019 is a separate entity renting space from MAS Philadelphia. The school board has informed us that it has taken immediate actions and dismissed the person in charge of the program. In addition, they will form a local commission to aid in sensitivity training and proper supervision for future programs.

Unfortunately, the video from the school was uploaded to the chapter's Facebook page without verifying the content of the video for appropriateness and making sure it conforms to our hate-free policy and values. The chapter will take further steps in assuring strict adherence to publishing and posting policies.

MAS is committed to condemning hate speech everywhere. We reaffirm our commitment to MAS' core values of justice, peace and protecting the sanctity of human life.

The mission of the Muslim American Society is to move people to strive for God consciousness, liberty, and justice, and to convey Islam with utmost clarity. We organize, advocate and build leadership in community to build a just and equitable world.

https://www.muslimamericansociety.org/mas-statement-on-philadelphia-video/

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MIM: Thanks to the Elder of Ziyon.

"First of all, it wasn't only songs — it was songs and poems. Multiple adults were there, applauding — not to mention the ones who taught the kids, trained them to do their hand motions in sync with the songs, and so on. This was no oversight, and the only remorse is that they were caught.

Secondly, if you take this statement at face value, that means that some Muslim "cultural traditions" include calls to behead Jews in Israel."

"Muslim American Society 'Clarification' On Kids Chanting Hate In Philadelphia Is Simply False"

A MEMRI screenshot of the MAS event featuring children calling for violence against Israelis.

MEMRI and the Investigative Project on Terrorism reported on Friday about an obscene presentation at the Muslim American Society (MAS) in Philadelphia, where kids wearing Palestinian scarves sang: "Glorious steeds call us and lead us [to] the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The blood of martyrs protects us. … Flow, oh rivers of martyrs!"

A young girl read a poem: "We will defend [Palestine] with our bodies. … We will chop off their heads, and we will liberate the sorrowful and exalted Al-Aqsa Mosque. … We will subject them to eternal torture."

Local Philadelphia media and Fox News picked up on the story. The Muslim American Society responded with two "clarifications" — both of which are not plausible in the least...

...I am afraid that the few journalists that reported on this story will not bother to push back on the obvious falsehoods that were given in the "explanations." Who will be brave enough to point out that the "apology" was a bunch of lies in an attempt to end the story?

https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/05/06/muslim-american-society-clarification-on-kids-chanting-hate-in-philadelphia-is-simply-false/

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IPT Exclusive: MAS Lied About School in Jihad Video Being a "Separate Entity"

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Philadelphia chapter had a clear message after a shocking videoshowed up on its Facebook page last month showing school children lip-syncing to a pro-jihad song that called for beheading and torturing Israelis.

We have nothing to do with it, MAS-Philadelphia said in a statementcondemning the video's content.

Even though the school is called MAS Leaders Academy, and even though it was among many school videos posted on MAS social media outlets, the statement described it as "a separate entity renting space from MAS Philadelphia."


Pennsylvania corporate records tell another story...


https://www.investigativeproject.org/7912/ipt-exclusive-mas-lied-about-school-in-jihad

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This Facebook post from MAS Philly makes it obvious that they organized and hosted the event:

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MIM: On January 18th 2019 Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner (who is Jewish) attended a prayer service at the Muslim American Society Islamic Center. This item with pictures was posted on their Facebook page.

"district attorney Larry krasner attended a prayer service and meet-and-greet at the Muslim American Society this afternoon. He talked with attendees about the importance of community leaders mediating problems before the justice system becomes involved. @ Muslim American Society"


https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10218134613267480&id=1552693908

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